S: Nathan global business etiquette
1: Why I Selected This Country | (text) only resend I pick this Country I wont to go to Taiwan and I think that is it.
2: Facts and Statistics | Location:Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China Capital: Taipei
4: Facts and Statistics | Climate: tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year Population:22,858,872 (July 2007 est.) Ethnic Make-Up:Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%
5: Religions:mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
6: Language and culture and society | Language: Mandarin Chinese,
7: Taiwan’s population is mostly Han Chinese who were born on the mainland or have ancestors that were. Most people in Taiwan have traditional values based on Confucian ethics; however, pressures from industrialization are now challenging these values
8: Etiquette and Customs | Greetings are formal and the oldest person in a group is always greeted first. Many Taiwanese look towards the ground as a sign of respect when greeting someone.
9: The Chinese traditionally have 3 names. The surname, or family name is first and is followed by one or two personal names. Chinese women do not change their names when they marry other Chinese, and the children’s last name will generally follow that of the father. Some Chinese adopt more western names in business and may ask you to call them by that name.